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Surfacing the way

AUSTIN - CF Stoneworks is a countertop shop in Kyle, specializing in countertops made of quartz, granite and solid surfaces. 100% of their product and service is in the commercial industry....

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Limestone architecture unearthed

AUSTIN - Have you ever walked downtown and looked, really looked, at the architecture of the buildings built in the late 1800s to early 1900s? These historical gems have one thing in common, stone. Yes, stone is a very popular commodity in construction today, but it isn’t always used in architecture as it was back in the day....

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Clays for babies

AUSTIN - SpawGlass had over 255 attendees at their 3rd Annual Charity Clay Shoot, April 13. Some 184 shooters participated in the two-flight event at Capital City Trap and Skeet Club. With the help of Beckett Electrical, the 225 attendees enjoyed a delicious steak dinner benefitting Any Baby Can, raising $35,000....

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FOCUS - HVAC & Plumbing - Everyone needs water

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? It seems like the construction industry is booming. We have been slammed since opening our doors eight years ago....

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Blast from the past

AUSTIN - Joining the Construction News team is Carol Wiatrek. I’m her, Carol Wiatrek, the new managing editor. Many of you know me, at least in San Antonio, and a few in Austin, but rest assured, I’m no stranger to the construction industry....

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Cedar with style

AUSTIN - Taking time out for a photo with Construction News Austin Editor at Cedar Supply in Kyle, L-R: Jason Sanders, John Gonzales and Carter Smith...

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Focus - Green Building - A green horizon

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? The construction industry as whole is doing fine. There are new projects and new products coming on board every day. Each city faces its obstacles. Our challenges are still the same, lead times for permits are still lagging and the shortage of labor has always been a factor....

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09/13/2017 06:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Best kept secret

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Twenty years ago, contractors were using fax machines, visiting plan rooms and handling mounds of paper to manage the bid process. The Builders Exchange of Texas (BXTX) was in the thick of it, publishing a printed Bulletin, operating a physical plan room and busily making blueprint copies for its members. Then one day, BXTX received its first CD Rom with plans and specs on it and realized that the world was moving rapidly tow...

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09/05/2017 22:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - The Economic Loss Rule and construction defect litigation Part 3: Blurred lines, uncertainty, and recent legal developments

AUSTIN - This is the third article in a three-part series about the economic loss rule. As previously discussed, the rule sorts legal claims by distinguishing whether a party can recover under contract or in tort. Thus, how the rule draws the line between contract and tort claims is vital for those in the construction industry. Indeed, if the rule sets a broad scope for contract claims, parties who rely on the certainty provided by certain contra...

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08/30/2017 21:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA’s Crystalline Silica Rule

AUSTIN - On March 25th, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule regarding respirable crystalline silica. Under this rule, employers are now subject to new standards for protecting workers. As the construction industry approaches the required implementation date of September 23, 2017, it is a good time to review the highlights....

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08/30/2017 11:03:00 | Viewed: 0